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Lead Marine Engineer - C5I/IS (MV) - 27969 in San Diego, CA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/5/2019

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Position Summary

The Lead Marine Engineer C5I/IS Trainer will be responsible for providing primarily Communications/Information Systems focused material assessment support and crew training to U.S. Navy ships, located in both CONUS and OCONUS, preparing for INSURV Material Inspections or in execution of Mid-Cycle Inspections (MCI) as a representative of SEA21/443.  Additionally, the individual will work directly with ship’s force in planning and prioritizing maintenance actions, which will lead to material improvement, conduct shipboard surveys, prioritize repairs and train ship’s force in support of INSURV preparation.

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Assist in developing class equipment trends and commonalities from INSURV and MCI inspection results and provide recommendations for improvements that can be implemented in acquisition and/or availability planning.
  • Provide written assessments of material condition, crew knowledge, and Combat Systems readiness, in support of INSURV preparation progress to the ship, SEA 21, and the individual ship’s chain of command, as required.
  • Make recommendations for providing additional SEA21/443 assistance if needed and participate in post-INSURV "Hotwash" events to capture Lessons Learned and process issues, in order to improve combat readiness.
  • Works closely with senior customer personnel in providing solutions to complex problems and advice on technical issues.
  • Exercises independent judgment in conducting complex analyses and development efforts, and provides technical direction to other staff. Educates and advises more junior technical staff members in the technical aspects of their efforts. 
  • Prepares and reviews input to major technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.
  • Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Establishes and monitors standards for internal quality programs. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and guidelines.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 8 to 10 years relevant work experience.  Master’s degree preferred.  Degree(s) must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years of applicable work experience.  Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
  • Highly skilled, experienced former U.S. Naval officers or senior naval enlisted (CPO/SCPO/MCPO) with tours as INSURV inspectors, ISIC/TYCOM Staff, or Afloat Training Group members are encouraged to apply.   A former Electronic Material Officer (EMO) or senior ET or IT also encouraged.
  • This position requires travel for an average of 30% of the time for the year. The person in this role must be OK with traveling to fleet concentration areas and getting underway on a US Naval Ship. 
  • Must have an active SECRET clearance. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques in more than one area of expertise.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
  • Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Diversity Statement


Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.




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